• EveryCubEver

    Bill Veeck Sr.

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 30th, 2023
    ~William Wrigley Jr. 1861–1932 (Cubs owner 1918-1932) William Wrigley LOVED baseball. He didn’t buy the Cubs as an investment. He bought the team because he loved the game, and had since he was a boy in Philadelphia. It killed him that his dad made him work at a young age, because every day he ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Aug 27th, 2023
    August 29, 1918 The Cubs clinched the National League pennant with a double-header sweep of the Cincinnati Reds. Lefty Tyler wins his 18th game in the opener, and Claude Hendrix wins his 20th game in the nightcap. It is the earliest any team in National League history clinched a pennant, but that rec...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 9th, 2023
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    ~Willie Wilson 1955– (Cubs 1992) Willie Wilson was one of the most dynamic players in baseball during the 1980s. Unfortunately, he wasn’t on the Cubs during those years. He was one of the all-time great leadoff hitters, a two-time All-Star and Silver Slugger, and a batting champion, but it was ...